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Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-123
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
Published: 01 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9300-9
...Preface<subtitle>How It All Began</subtitle> ...
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375821-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7582-1
... This chapter is a conversation with a former member of the Bulgarian Women’s Committee who is struggling to survive in the wake of the global financial crisis that began in 2008. capitalism crisis prophecy communism Bulgaria ...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Hoping to ensure quality and satisfy his demanding crowd, Bruce Mailman began to apply increased pressure on his DJs, presenting them with letters of complaint and asking them to supply advance playlists. He removed Sharon White from the roster and provoked Howard Merritt into resigning...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027553-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... After the United States adopted prohibition for its colony the Philippines in 1905, US officials began to promote prohibition internationally. Despite initial skepticism, especially from Britain and France, countries began to embrace aspects of drug prohibition, starting with opium prohibition...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... enterprise in which clinical practice, research, and medical education began to fuse. The leading site of this fusion was the American academic medical center, which began at such leading institutions as Johns Hopkins, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania. Duke University joined the trend in 1924...
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023883-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2388-3
... Divine Lynxes: When the Middle Ages ended with the bubonic plague pandemic and the first iterations of wage labor began and merchant capital began to take hold, cats as symbols of economic power and economic disinheritance did not disappear, rather they were transformed. This chapter narrates...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... scholars attributed this decline to the collapse of state forestry, but this book suggests that another important factor was the depoliticization of forest landscapes that began around 2000 as foresters, loggers, and rural people began to reject the state’s authority in the woodlands. The book concludes...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... At his Baccalaureate address to the Class of 2008, the class with which he began his time at Duke, Richard Brodhead encourages the students to take advantage of unpredictable twists and turns in their lives after Duke, telling the story of a new reading room that Duke alumni volunteers created...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... An alternative sound for the changing downtown scene began to emerge when musicians started to combined the previously discrete sounds of disco and punk. Oxford graduate and CBGB regular Michael Zilkha became a key figure in the development when he launched ZE Records in 1978 with “Disco Clone...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... This chapter centers on the first year of the Cuban Revolution and explores how the government’s social, political, cultural, and economic transformations began to alter the function of television in Cuban society. The analysis pays special attention to the production of fiction and non-fiction...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... Born in Pakistan, the Urdu modernist poet Miraji began his forays into translation and lyric by scrounging for literary exemplars in Lahore libraries. Among them was the poet Sappho. This chapter turns to Miraji's essay on Sappho, a lyricist whose life and lyric was always on the move to speak...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... when the Clash began their eight-night run at Bond’s and scheduled the lineup to appear as their first supporting act. Breaking began to attract more attention when Sally Banes and photographer Martha Cooper published the first feature on the form in the Village Voice . Following an introduction...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... single, “Don’t Make Me Wait,” combined soul, disco, dub, and rock. During 1981 Levan also began to work with Island Records, reworking Gwen Guthrie’s “Seventh Heaven,” “It Should Have Been You,” and “Getting Hot” for the subsidiary label 4th &amp; Broadway and also completing unreleased remixes of Grace...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... began to flourish in worlds designed with the well-being of others in mind. Cattails, charismatic birds, and a multitude of insects began interrupting human dreams and schemes. Final solutions to the problem of living with parasites failed in Palo Verde. Humans and parasites, who became paraselves...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027553-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... Despite the massive policing effort and significant funds devoted to the War on Drugs, the drug problem continues. Most scholarship about the War on Drugs argues that it began in the early 1970s. The United States has, however, pursued a prohibitionist, supply-side approach to the control...
Published: 10 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027553-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2755-3
... Humans seem to have sought mind-altering experiences through drug consumption throughout history. Many drugs historically were only grown, produced, and consumed locally. After 1500, global trade in drugs began, leading to changes in consumption patterns. Drugs with local traditions of use...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-099
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... their ancestral “indigenous” identity for the class status of “peasants.” Yet despite the overhaul of the land-tenure regime, by the 1960s, the illusions of progress began to dissipate. Above all on the Aymara altiplano, different organizations began to pursue a more autonomous course, and they adopted the name...